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Racing movie faces hurdles as art, sport and animal rights collide

A Melbourne cinema has canceled plans to screen Ride Like A Girl, a film about the first woman jockey to ride a winner in the Melbourne Cup, after an ABC investigation into racehorse slaughter last month. This comes after activists protested the film’s premiere in September. Rina Wu and Yuhan Zhang report.

Video by Rina Wu and Yuhan Zhang


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